Screening date:12/12/2009 -- 20h00
Les larmes de Husayn

Every year, the town of Nabatiyya commemorates Imam Hussein's martyrdom. The film offers an inside look at the February 2006 ceremonies. It is part of a visual anthropology project, and it registers the diversity of movements and representations characteristic of the public celebrations of Achoura in this southern
Lebanese city.

Country: Lebanon
Year: 2006
Production:  Jean-Paul Colleyn - EHESS/CNRS- Tel : +331 53 63 51 59
Director: Michel Tabet
Cinematography: Michel Tabet
Editing: Michel Tabet
Sound: Michel Tabet
DV cam - 52'

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Born in Beirut in 1976, he is an anthropologist and documentary filmmaker. His visual anthropology thesis deals with the Achoura celebrations in Nabatiyya. He directed a film investigating Palestinian camps in other host countries, and continues his video work on contemporary music and dance.

2008 - Majlis féminin
2007 - Quelques instants avec l'Imam

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